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Team Structure

The Structure of the Safeguarding Team is available here.

General Enquiries

For Safeguarding application checks, submission of verified certificates, training evaluation forms and any other general queries please email: europe.safeguarding@churchofengland.org

TO ALL SAFEGUARDING OFFICERS

 

Katherine Harris, our Diocesan Safeguarding Liaison Officer,  is now holding weekly Safeguarding Clinics every Monday from 9am to 1pm GMT.  This is your opportunity to discuss any general Safeguarding enquiries.

 

Please telephone Katherine directly on 0044 (0)7827 187 083 at any time during the weekly timeslot, or you can send her an email to arrange an appointment for her to call you: katherine.harris@churchofengland.org.

 

If you call Katherine and reach her voicemail, she may be assisting someone else, so please leave her a message and she will call you back.

 

NB. This Clinic does not deal with Safeguarding Concerns.  All Concerns should still be reported via the usual channels.

 

The Diocese in Europe Safeguarding Team operational hours are:

Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm (GMT)

Contact numbers: 020 7898 1150 and 020 7898 1163

Outside of these operational hours for non-urgent concerns please leave a message on 020 7898 1163. A member of the Team will respond on the next working day.

For enquires outside of operational hours of an urgent safeguarding nature please call our partners Churches Child Protection Advisory service (CCPAS) help line desk on 03030031111. You will be able to get confidential advice, guidance and support.


Tola Akinde-Hummel
Tola Akinde-Hummel

Assistant Safeguarding Manager

Tola’s role is to ensure that allegations of abuse are properly managed and recorded, with appropriate referral to relevant statutory authorities. To provide appropriate advice, risk assessment and other safeguarding support to Chaplaincies, and to survivors/victims of abuse. To make sure that offenders returning to the community and others that may pose a risk are appropriately supported and managed. To support the clergy as required across the Diocese. Tola works from Monday to Thursday

Email: Tola.hummel@churchofengland.org 

Tel: 0044 (0)207 898 1163   (Or Mobile 07387 092304  Mondays to Thursdays only) 


Bridgett Fenton 

Safeguarding Officer

Bridgett’s main duties are to support the development and delivery of diocesan responsibilities within safeguarding policy and practice guidance.  Bridgett responds to enquiries that may or may not amount to allegations of abuse are properly assessed, actioned, managed and recorded, with appropriate referral to safeguarding managers and relevant statutory authorities for more detailed investigation and/or approval. Bridgett works 5 days per week.

Tel: +44 (0)207 898 1150        

bridgett.fenton@churchofengland.org


Laura O'Brien

Safeguarding Administrator

Laura is part of the Diocesan Safeguarding Team and is responsible for the administration, monitoring and processing of safeguarding checks in the diocese. Laura is able to guide you through the process of checks and available to answer any queries about this. Laura also provides administrative support to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team. Laura works 5 days per week.

Tel: +44 (0)207 898 1150

Email: laura.obrien@churchofengland.org


Majean Stanley

Senior Safeguarding Administrator

Majean’s main role within the Safeguarding Team is to oversee the online Level 1 Safeguarding training by providing support to applicants. She is also responsible for providing post support for the Level 2 Safeguarding Training as well as, supporting the DSAC with efficient administrative services. Majean works from Monday to Thursday.

Tel: +44 (0)207 898 1163

Email: majean.stanley@churchofengland.org  (Monday to Thursdays only)


Katherine Harris 

Safeguarding Liaison Officer

After working with the diocese as the Diocesan Safeguarding Administrator and then as a Safeguarding Assistant in preparation for the SCIE Audit, Katherine is continuing her work on establishing and utilising a 'Safeguarding Map' (an overview and analysis of safeguarding within the diocese), with duties extending to liaison between the Diocesan Safeguarding Team and the individual chaplaincies, congregations and their Safeguarding Officers.  Katherine will also be on hand to assist with any Safeguarding enquiries. Katherine works flexibly 3 days a week.

Tel: +44 (0)7827 187083

Email: katherine.harris@churchofengland.org


GENERAL CONTACT OFFICE AND EMERGENCY OUT OF HOURS NUMBER

0207 898 1163

 

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